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Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (15-22mm)
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Cnephasia longana
Long-winged Shade

(Haworth, 1811)1016 / 49.057

Uncommon local resident.

Polyphagous on herbaceous plants with larvae from August to June, initially hibernating unfed and feeding in the spring on flowers and terminal shoots.

A sexually dimorphic species.

Recorded in 24 (17%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 15-22mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Various herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
13/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO49
12/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
08/07/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91
08/07/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSK00
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